Current Issue
March, 2024

  • Vol. 27 No. 01
  • ACM’s transition to an English journal: A leap towards international recognition

    Hae-Sun Chung

    The Annals of Clinical Microbiology (Ann Clin Microbiol, ACM) serves as the official journal of the Korean Society of Clinical Microbiology. It is dedicated to publishing research articles encompassing all facets of clinical microbiology, ......

Mini review
  • Laboratory diagnosis of Clostridioides difficile infection: guidelines and status of practice in Korea

    Hae-Sun Chung

    Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) is a common healthcare-associated infection that is expected to increase with the increases in the elderly population, immunocompromised patients treated with chemotherapy ......

  • Screening for potential infections in fecal microbiota transplantation guidelines and an experience of microbiota bank operation in Korea: a narrative review

    Dongeun Yong

    Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) involves the transfer of fecal microbiota from healthy donors to patients to rectify dysbiosis and restore the functionality of the gut microbiota to a healthy state. Donor selection is ......

Original article
  • Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection and clarithromycin resistance rate from 2015 to 2018 using the laboratory information system of the Seegene Medical Foundation in Korea: a repeated cross-sectional study

    Sunkyung Jung, Mi-Na Kim, Dongeun Yong, Miae Lee, Jongwook Lee, Hae Kyung Lee, Mi-Kyung Lee, Helicobacter Study Group

    Background: Numerous studies have examined the prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection and clarithromycin (CLA) resistance rate of H. pylori. However, in South Korea, there is a lack of research analyzing ......

  • Emergence of Vanrija humicola as a pathogen of urinary tract infections in Korea

    Jae Won Lee, Eun Jeong Won, Heungsup Sung, Mi-Na Kim

    Vanrija humicola, a yeast belonging to Trichosporonaceae, is rarely pathogenic. All cases of isolation of V. humicola were retrospectively reviewed from 2021 to 2023. A total of four V. humicola were isolated ......